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, most never do. >>> in los angeles, there's growing dismay tonight over what the city is doing to make way for the arrival of the retired space shuttle "endeavor." they are cutting down 400 trees. many of them mature beautiful trees in a city that needs them. our report tonight from nbc's mike taibbi. >> reporter: they're cutting down some 400 trees, including many mature pines and magnolias reduced to stumps, so the five story high, 78-foot wide endeavor can move down the streets. some along the south l.a. route are not amused. >> you're sitting at a stoplight, that little bit of shade is gone. it is a concrete jungle. it's more like new york than los angeles. >> that's stupid. replant them, why cut them down? >> reporter: the california science center says, once the "endeavor" is in place, they'll plant twice as many trees as will have been cut down. but removing the trees on the route selected was the only option. dismantling endeavor or airlifting it were deemed impossible. so good-bye trees. the 12 mile trip from l.a.x. to the science center next month was supposed to be a two-day
our los angeles bureau tonight, nbc's mike taibbi. >> reporter: according to the casting call, it was supposed to be an historical adventure film. but when one person saw the film that led to such anger in the arab world, she was shocked. >> i am so sorry, there is no way to take anything back. i didn't know. i'm sure a lot of the actors didn't know. >> reporter: the video that came out of the studio east of los angeles, was not an adventure story. in fact, two actors on the film said the original spoken lines from the screen play were later dubbed over without their knowledge. the result that was unleashed in the trailer was a barrage against islam's customs and its prophet, muhammed. >> i can see any muslim to be upset, for example if you depict jesus in negative terms, many christians would be angry. >> reporter: cindy garcia said she called the producer to complain. but the self-described consultant and spokesperson for the film said sam bacile, who has not surfaced, is not the real name of the producer who came to him. >> and they knew that i would not back down and was n
can't they figure out how to move a retired space shuttle from the airport to a museum in los angeles, without having to cut down 400 perfectly good trees, in a city that could use more of them and not less. trees that nature worked hard to grow and were not hurting anybody. and were only making life better. the endeavour was the last of the shuttles, and after all the millions of miles it has flown, this last bit of its final journey is proving the most controversial. our report from los angeles. >> reporter: it was the final flight, a victory lap around california, piggy back, passing landmarks like the golden gate bridge and the hollywood sign. >> right over there, right over there. >> what a sight, never saw anything like that in my life. >> reporter: above communities, where they built endeavour 20 years ago, bill roberts worked on it for decades. >> it is the home of the endeavour, we're very glad to see it come here. >> reporter: the orbitter that traveled through space touched down for the last time at international airport. but it is the final earth bound leg of its trip, the
to be released. >>> a sign of the times in los angeles these past couple of days. a sports arena transformed into the world's biggest doctor's office. thousands showed up to receive free health care services, a lot of them actually have jobs, but they either have no insurance, or even with it their medical care is too expensive. more on the story. >> reporter: ken williams had not seen the dentist in four years. >> just get the wrist band -- >> reporter: today, he waited with thousands of others at the largest health care clinic in the country to get the root canal he could never afford. >> it needs to be done, it is almost close to 2 or $4,000. >> reporter: the volunteers at this free temporary health clinic in los angeles, say many here have a job but not insurance. >> they're unemployed, people who are employed, people who are working two jobs. every ethnic group in america, a cross section of people in america. >> reporter: but this person has diabetes, no health care. >> i am employed full-time but can't afford to pay my medical insurance. >> reporter: in four days, this medical clinic
states. >> reporter: look at los angeles. the average is now $4.16 a gallon. >> of course the motor home is going to be sitting home this weekend because it's going to be way too much money to fill it up. >> reporter: gasbuddy.com's heat map shows the least to most expensive states from green to red, 3.78 in massachusetts, $3.97 in new york. and $4.15 in both california and illinois, the highest in the country. in chicago nearly $4.34. >> i have to make changes with how i buy food, how i do my bills. >> reporter: this is interesting. aaa calculates that if you're driving from atlanta to kansas city in a 2008 toyota van, you'll pay about $190 in fuel. same vehicle from new york to chicago, about $200. from spokane to palm springs about $358 in fuel. the good news, gas prices aren't expected to stay this high. as refineries start switching to a less expensive winter blend, their inventories will come back up. gas prices, it's hoped, will start to go back down. >> between thanksgiving and christmas, the national average may drop to the mid $3.00 range. certainly some areas could drop even l
of the actors didn't know. >> reporter: the video that came out of the studio east of los angeles, was an adventure story. in fact two actors on the film said the original spoken lines from the screen play were later dubbed over without their knowledge. the result that was unleashed in the trailer was a barrage against islam's customs and its prophet, muhammed. >> i can see any muslim to be upset, for example if you depict jesus in negative terms, many christians would be angry. garcia said she called sam bacile to complain, who she know as the film's producer. the proo but the self-described consultant and spokesperson for the fi said sam bacile who has not surfaced is not the real name of the producer who came to him. >> and knew that i would not back down and was not afraid to tell the truth on this stuff. >> reporter: and klein's alleged truth, for years, his letters to government officials, he has branded islam as a terrible religion, themes in the film now propelled worldwide by a social media. >> if you want to say something inflammatory, you now have as broad an audience a
the country. nbc news, los angeles. >>> still ahead as nightly news continues on a friday night. the search. is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. >>> it is one of the most famous and enduring american mysteries, what happened to jimmy hoffa, the teamster's boss who went missing without a trace in 1975. well, now investigators are back on the case just outside detroit. and nbc's john yang is there. >> reporter: could these six-foot cylinders with dark, muddy soil, two inches in diameter, hold the mystery of jimmy hoffa? this man said he saw the body buried years ago, and where ground-penetrating radar showed something, two feet deep. >> we're just doing our job, we had credible information and had to follow through with it. >> reporter: police said when he disappeared in 1975, there was a different shed, the floor was dirt, not yet covered with concrete. it is about 20 miles from where hoffa was last seen, apparently lured by two mob figures, since then, he
hope to contain a rare and worrisome disease. miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >>> tonight investigators are combing through wreckage after a deadly crash at an air show in iowa. it happened at the quad cities air show when a training jet flying in formation crashed into a field and burst into flames, killing the pilot. no one in the crowd was hurt. >>> at penn state today there was a moment of silence before the first football game of the new season. the crowd honoring the victims of child sex abuse. it was the first start to a penn state season without joe paterno on the sidelines since 1949. his widow, sue pa certain know did attend the game. >>> as "nbc nightly news" continues, sticker shock this labor day weekend as gas prices reach record high. so what's to come? >>> later they say everything is bigger in texas, but this you've got to see to believe. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting
that the actor michael clarke duncan has died in los angeles. his breakthrough role of course was in "the green mile" alongside tom hanks. duncan was nominated for an oscar as best supporting actor. he had had a heart attack this past july. michael clarke duncan was 54 years old. >>> up next, a woman, a mother, and a real fighter realizing a dream she never knew she had. >>> just like the date 9/11 holds special meaning for americans so, too, does the date 7/7 for the british. seven years ago on july 7th london went from the joy of being named host city of the 2012 olympic games to one of the darkest days in its history. many people's lives changed including a woman who survived that day and is now competing on the world stage in an unexpected way. her story tonight from our chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman. >> reporter: she's no shrinking violet. >> i've always been confident. definitely outgoing. i'm a person that the glass is half full instead of half empty. >> reporter: on july 6th, 2005, she, like much of london, was awaiting word from the international olympic committee about the
in los angeles monday. >> and i'm convinced the republican party is the rightful home of hispanic americans. >> reporter: that secret recording showed romney privately joking about his father's background, born to american parents in mexico. >> had i been born to mexican parents, i would have a better shot of winning. my father was one of the americans living in mexico. they lived there for a number of years. i say that jokingly. >> reporter: and later added -- >> the hispanic voting block becomes as committed to the democrats as the african-american voting block has in the past. while we're in trouble as a party, and i think as a nation. >> reporter: romney's candid remarks ricochetted across the landscape. president obama's re-election chair jim messina blasted the comments as shocking. joe biden was for once almost speechless. >> i'll let his words speak for themselves. >> reporter: conservative commentator bill kristol called the remarks arrogant and stupid. and joe scarborough weighed in this morning on "today." >> mitt romney is blowing this race. it is too much for many rep
is in a federal courtroom in los angeles today, and a judge will decide if he violated the terms of his probation from a 2010 conviction on bank fraud charges. under the terms of the probation, he agreed not to use the internet or use aliases without permission, federal authorities say he did both in distributing the video. >>> and tonight, game on for those who were supposed to work with the deal. more from baltimore where the ravens will meet the cleveland browns tonight, stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, savannah, well, the fans pouring into the stadium are relieved. tonight, they get real, full-time nfl referees. now they won't vote on the deal until saturday, but the lockout was lifted today. you can bet every call they make here tonight will be closely watched. there is added excitement in baltimore, america's game desperately needed a good call. late wednesday night, it got one. the tentative deal struck between the owners and the official union and the three-week incident on the football field. tonight, the replacement referees are out, and the regular ones are in. not a
. in los angeles, they called it carmageddon 2, part of the 405 freeway shut down for repairs. the project started yesterday and will be done by tomorrow's commute. if the contractors missed their deadline, they'll be fined $6,000 per lane for every ten minutes they're late. >>> and tonight we notice the passing of a towering figure in american journalism. arthur solsberger. he decided to publish a secret government history of the vietnam war known as "the pentagon papers" when nixon administration demanded h he stop publishing the article, the paper refused. he was 86 years old. >>> we're back in a moment with some final thoughts from afghanistan. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's anot
theatre in downtown los angeles. >> "e.t." is first with the stars at the emmys. >> "e.t." is at the emmys. let's go. >> let's go. >> let's go. >> say let's go at the end? >> let's go! >> let's go! >> sofia vergara, popping out of her gown, literally. and her first interview with her fiance since getting engaged. >> what did he do to secure the most desirable woman in the world? >> a big one. a big ring. >> hollywood's 102-degree heat wave. >> it's hot out here. >> oh. >> i wore an ice pack down between my -- >> where? >> and the tears backstage with nancy as "modern family" takes the night. >> you're getting emotional.
and continues to give. mike taibi, nbc news, los angeles. >>> that's "nbc nightly news" for this sunday. up next, it's football night in america followed by sunday night football. the lions versus the 49ers. brian williams will be here tomorrow. i'm lester holt. for all of us here at nbc news, good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable. they made me feel safe, trusting, cared for. [ giggles ] they saved his life. i owe all of them my son. [ female announcer ] alta bates summit medical center and sutter health --
died in los angeles. his breakthrough role of course was in "the green mile" alongside tom hanks. duncan was nominated for an oscar as best supporting actor. he had had a heart attack this past july. michael clarke duncan was 54 years old. >>> up next, a woman, a mother, and a real fighter realizing a dream she never knew she had. those surprising little things she does still make you take notice. there are a million reasons why. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delay
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